Queer is the winner of the WECF Georgia (Women Engage for a Common Future — Georgia) Media For Equality contest 2022. Queer received first prize in the category of digital platform focused on women and gender issues. In the mentioned category the second prize went to Sapari and the third to- GrlzWave, respectively.
WECF Georgia announced winners in five more categories:
Best central media product
- Tornike Mandaria — Tozu for Equality (Radio Tavisupleba);
- Ani Vashagashvili — Iranian women (Formula);
- Nino Bidzinashvili — Costs of menstruation: women’s invisible problem (Netgazeti).
Best regional media product
- Lela Dumbadze — Often, I can’t even reach the doctor’s office (Batumelebi);
- Manana Kveliashvili — Living somewhere and for others (Batumelebi);
- Tea Davadze – Generations’ message to women (Community Radio Marneuli).
Best visual work
- Aniki Gelashvili — series of illustrations: What does it mean to be a woman in Georgia?
- Nino Gogua — Documentary: Day and Night (Chai Khana);
- Sofo Aptsiauri — Tabatskouri — 2000 meters above sea level.
Best independent/individual content creator on social media
- Natia Gulisashvili;
- Elene Asatiani;
- Mariam Nanobashvili.
Best student journalism product
- Mariam Kvaratskelia;
- Nino (Eva) Artmelidze;
- Tamara Shermazanashvili.
Eka Kevanishvili was given an honorary award for her contribution to the developing of ethical media.
Media for equality contest aims to “highlight the importance of ethical media, multimedia and social media platforms in building a gender-equal and inclusive society and thereby promote gender equality in Georgia” thus, annually selects the best authors and works created in the direction of empowering women and other vulnerable groups.